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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1130

President of U.S. Reports.

Reports.

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988 schedule for submitting such agreements to the Congress for approval; (B) a description of the progress that has been made in multilateral and bilateral negotiations to achieve the purposes, policies, and objectives of this title, and a statement that such progress justifies the continuation of negotiations; and (C) a statement of the reasons why the extension is needed to complete the negotiations. (3) The President shall promptly inform the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations established under section 135 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2155) of his decision to submit a report to Congress under paragraph (2). The Advisory Committee shall submit to the Congress as soon as practicable, but no later than March 1, 1991, a written report that contains— (A) its views regarding the progress that has been made in multilateral and bilateral negotiations to achieve the purposes, policies, and objectives of this title; and (B) a statement of its views, and the reasons therefor, regarding whether the extension requested under paragraph (2) should be approved or disapproved. (4) The reports submitted to the Congress under paragraphs (2) and (3), or any portion of the reports, may be classified to the extent the President determines appropriate. (5)(A) For purposes of this subsection, the term "extension disapproval resolution" means a resolution of either House of the Congress, the sole matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: "That the disapproves the request of the President for the extension, under section 1103(b)(l)(B)(i) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, of the provisions of section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974 to any implementing bill submitted with respect to any trade agreement entered into under section 1102(b) or (c) of such Act after May 31, 1991, because sufficient tangible progress has not been made in trade negotiations.", with the blank space being filled with the name of the resolving House of the Congress. (B) Extension disapproval resolutions— (i) may be introduced in either House of the Congress by any member of such House; and (ii) shall be jointly referred, in the House of Representatives, to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Rules. (C) The provisions of section 152(d) and (e) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2192 (d) and (e)) (relating to the fioor consideration of certain resolutions in the House and Senate) apply to extension disapproval resolutions. (D) It is not in order for— (i) the Senate to consider any extension disapproval resolution not reported by the Committee on Finance; (ii) the House of Representatives to consider any extension disapproval resolution not reported by the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Rules; or (iii) either House of the Congress to consider an extension disapproval resolution that is reported to such House after May 15, 1991. (c) LIMITATIONS ON USE OF "FAST TRACK" PROCEDURES.—